Signed at lower left, in pen and black ink, "Cuthbert Bede delt 1858"; inscribed at lower center, "FOTHERINGAY, FROM PERIO LANE".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 323-324.
Study for an illustration in Edward Bradley's "Fotheringay, and Mary Queen of Scots...", London, 1886.
Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham, Sir, 1913-1994, former owner.